Hot news items happened last week: the uproar from Sen. Ted Cruz’s trip to Cancun and the decline of the U.S. life expectancy.
Asian American doctors who serve immigrant clients, usually close their offices during Lunar New Year (LNY), as so few patients show up.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The coronavirus pandemic has robbed our summer and our holidays, including Lunar New Year (LNY). I am not going to let it happen in the Year of the Ox, which begins on Feb. 12. That’s easy to say, and harder to make happen. But we can celebrate many LNY […]
More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died due to COVID-19 since last March, and 65% of them are people of color, according to The Guardian.
Which is hardest to resist? Fresh bread, dessert, or fried chicken?
Beyond her compassion, Yeung’s story has lessons on the pursuit of science, breaking stereotypes for girls, nurturing passions in unconventional hobbies, including building a homemade spacecraft, and more.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last year, I thought that Northwest Asian Weekly wouldn’t survive to see its 39th anniversary on Jan. 20, which also happens to be President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day. Some say I was smart to exploit a historical date for our inauguration issue. Nonsense. Thirty-nine years ago, I was just […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The year 2020 will be remembered for more than just the pandemic. How about recognition for the players in a year of contradiction and conflict, drama and anti-climaxes, the highs and lows during COVID? This helps us to understand the dynamics involved in 2020. It’s also a good way […]
Get a dog if you want to feel better, said a medical doctor. I agree, but I am not an animal lover… We never imagined 2020 to be a crazy year—turning the world upside down.
It’s going to be hell for the next three months, some say, as COVID-19 deaths can spike up to as many as 500,000 after the holidays.